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    Choosing a School

    Choosing a School
    You've taken all the tests and made the grades, and now it's the moment of truth, deciding where to go to school! With so many schools to choose from, it could take forever to find the perfect one for you. Non-federal financial assistance programs and requirements often vary from school to school. Always check with your school before applying for financial ...
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    Majors in Education

    Majors in Education
    One of the best things about a degree in education is the variety it can offer. We've compiled a list of majors in education with sample courses for each major. Many majors in education have a core curriculum in common. It's important to focus your major in education as soon as possible to maximize your time for the courses you need ...
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    10 Vital Tips from a Substitute Teacher

    10 Vital Tips from a Substitute Teacher
    The top 10 things I've learned from being a substitute teacher. 10. You can always be more organized. 9. You can never be too detailed in your sub plans. Don't assume subs know anything. Seating charts, bathroom breaks, teachers they can ask for help, students who know what's going on, switching classes, phone and computer use, school rules, are just examples ...
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    Alabama Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. After speaking to someone in the certification office in Alabama, I confirmed that this information is not available on their website. However, if you phone the certification office, they will send you the information listed below for reference. Alternative Baccalaureate-Level Certificate (Supplement ABC) Special Alternative Certificate (Supplement SAC) To receive a application ...
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    Arkansas Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Non-Traditional Licensure Program (NTLP) Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. The Arkansas Department of Education Non-Traditional Licensure Program (NTLP), a progressive and innovative program, prepares eligible candidates to be teachers of record while completing requirements to receive an initial or standard Arkansas teaching license. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) ...
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    Arizona Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Alternative Secondary Path to Certification Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. Alternative Secondary Path to Certification (ASPC) Program Components • Funded by the Transition to Teaching grant from the US Dept. of Education • May be eligible for tuition reimbursement • Application, prescreening and formal interview process • Pre-service training • Participants are employed as a full-time Teacher ...
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    Alaska Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    TYPE M LIMITED CERTIFICATE Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. If you can demonstrate subject matter expertise and teaching competency as verified by the local school district, but do not have a bachelor’s degree because such a program is not sufficiently available, you may be eligible for a Limited Certificate in one of these specialty areas: 1. ...
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    California Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    DISTRICT INTERN CREDENTIALS Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. The District Intern program provides an alternative route to earning a teaching credential. The District Intern Credential with grades K-8 authorizes the holder to teach in a self-contained classroom such as the classrooms found in most elementary schools. In addition, the holder may serve in a core or team ...
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    Colordao Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    One Year Alternative Teacher Licensing Program Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. The Alternative Teacher Licensing Program is offered state-wide. Candidates teach full-time under the supervision of a professional support team, while taking educational coursework from a Designated Agency. Upon successful completion of the program, candidates will be eligible for an Initial Colorado Teacher’s License. Two Year Teacher ...
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    How to Prepare for Teaching

    All teachers in public schools must have a teaching certificate, a license to teach. Some are licensed to teach preschool through grade 3. Others are licensed to teach grades 1 through 6 or 8. Some are licensed to teach middle school or high school. Some have a license to teach a special subject. You must have a college degree to be ...
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    Preparing for Your Education

    Find out what you need to do to prepare for education beyond high school. Education beyond high school can give you choices that may not otherwise be possible, open doors to better paying positions, and give you the opportunity to do the things you enjoy most. By advancing your education, you can expand your possibilities and increase your career choices. h4. ...
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    The Best and Worst U.S. Districts for Graduation Rates

    The Best and Worst U.S. Districts for Graduation Rates
    We all know it is important for students to attend school, but isn't it even more important that they graduate? Just as students across the U.S. represent a diversified population, the graduation rates for each state and their districts vary widely. The data for the 2005 school year has just been made available and analyzed by Education Week in "Diploma Counts ...
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    Teaching: The Power of Service

    Teaching: The Power of Service
    My writing about teaching started while I was substitute teaching. I drafted a list of 10 to 12 rules for subs. My list included things like, “Don’t read the newspaper in class,” and, “Be prepared to DO SOMETHING when the lesson plan is missing.” I’ve long ago lost the file, but I vividly remember number 1 on the list, “It’s not ...
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    Top 10 Things that College Taught Us About Life

    1. Dorms College is a time of extreme freedom but, let’s face it, not everything about college screams unfettered space. Students don’t usually have a lot of extra money and that means that their personal space is limited. In fact, the average college student has bunked down in a dorm room. According to the 2000 census, about 2 million students ...
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    Break Free From the GRE and Earn Your Master’s in Education Degree – 100% Online!

    Break Free From the GRE and Earn Your Master’s in Education Degree – 100% Online!
    With the demands placed on today’s teachers, you have more important things to worry about than passing the GRE. That’s why The University of Scranton offers these two dynamic master’s degree programs: • Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction • Master of Science in Educational Administration You are not required to take the GRE for either of these graduate degree ...
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    5 Steps to Becoming a Teacher for Military Spouses

    5 Steps to Becoming a Teacher for Military Spouses
    Are you thinking about becoming a teacher? It’s a profession with great rewards and challenges. Education is also a profession that generally is in demand, providing steady jobs for the millions of women and men in the field of education. Whether you're thinking about becoming a teacher right out of college, or choosing teaching as a second career, our *5 Steps ...
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    How to Find Inspiration to Teach

    How to Find Inspiration to Teach
    Over the years, I have earned the reputation of an inspirational teacher. I cannot identify the exact moment when a student is inspired in my classroom. I cannot tell you the recipe for the “magic potion” of inspiration or where to purchase inspirational pixie dust. It just happens. It’s a God thing. However, I can tell you that alumni regularly visit ...
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    Step 1 for Military Spouses: Decide if Teaching is Right for You

    Step 1 for Military Spouses: Decide if Teaching is Right for You
    Being a teacher isn’t for everyone, but it may be the perfect career for you. Are you contemplating getting into a career in teaching but need some advice about what the career is all about? Teaching has pulled together advice from teaching professionals to help you make your decision to take the plunge into teaching. The teaching profession can be challenging ...
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    Step 2 for Military Spouses: Choose a Teaching Degree & Focus

    Step 2 for Military Spouses: Choose a Teaching Degree & Focus
    In order to become a teaching professional, you'll need to get a degree and choose a teaching specialty. Though most states only require a Bachelor's degree to become a teacher, a Master's Degree may help acquire a teaching job in more competitive areas. There are many specialty areas in education that you can focus on to earn a teaching degree, and ...
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    Step 4 for Military Spouses: The Resume & Interview Process for Teachers

    Step 4 for Military Spouses: The Resume & Interview Process for Teachers
    Preparing a resume and interviewing for a job as a teacher will be unlike any other professional interview. The field of teaching is so unique that the resume and interview questions you prepare for are very specific. Your resume will need to be catered to teaching to get you the interview you want. Once you get an interview for a school ...
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